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From Medicine To Modern Revival: A History Of American Whiskey, In Labels

During Prohibition, booze was banned, but "medicinal" spirits weren't, a loophole whiskey makers exploited. That's just one of the tidbits a new book tracing the history of whiskey labels reveals.
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With Early Lines And Go-Go Swing, A New Ben's Chili Bowl Opens On H Street

One of D.C.'s most beloved eateries now has a second location to bring its half-smokes to the public.

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Celebrity Chef José Andrés Pulls Out Of Trump Hotel

The restauranteur says it's impossible to open an eatery at Donald Trump's hotel given his disparaging remarks about immigrants.
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Can Subway Freshen Up Its Image After Jared?

Jared Fogle's dramatic story of weight loss helped to propel the Subway sandwich chain into a dominant player in fast food. So what happens now that Subway has suspended ties to its brand ambassador?
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Subway Suspends Ties With Pitchman Jared Fogle

Authorities raided Fogle's home, but he has not been arrested or charged. Tuesday's raid puts a spotlight on Fogle's ties to the former head of a foundation he created to fight childhood obesity.
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Coping With Cravings, And Other Tips On Eating While Pregnant

Pregnant women hear a lot about what foods to avoid, and little about what they should eat, a scientist found. So she wrote her own week-by-week guide that features salmon, chocolate and greens.
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Indian Governor To Schoolkids: No Eggs For You!

Growing up in India, he loved his eggs. He sang the jingle, "Sunday or Monday, make every day an egg day." So he was sad to hear that eggs have been banned from school lunches in Madhya Pradesh.
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Tea-Infused Sweets: Chocolate + Jasmine Tea Is A Match Made In Heaven

Smoky and floral brews can provide a kick of flavor to desserts, especially when blended with chocolate. Pastry chef Naomi Gallego shows us a few tricks for surprising the palate with tea.
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With Petition & Protest, Pressure Builds On José Andrés To Pull Out Of Trump Hotel

Local pressure is building on restaurateur José Andrés to sever his ties to Republican presidential contender Donald Trump, who in a speech said immigrants coming into the U.S. are criminals and "rapists."
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Why Sit-Down Meals May Be Just As Unhealthful As Fast Food

Fast-food restaurants are often demonized as the epitome of unhealthfulness. But a study suggests sit-down joints may be no better when it comes to sodium, saturated fat and the risk of overeating.

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